Articles Archive – In case you missed a post along the way.

Welcome to the Articles Archive, where you’ll find every article ever written on the Kiwiearthmother Blog.  Read and enjoy!

WP-Member Plugin

WP-Member Plugin

Looking for a way to boost your registered members? WP-Members is a free Wordpress membership plugin that enables you to decide which content is open to everyone, and which parts are restricted to registered site members only. The plugin can be customised to provide readers with a “teaser”, so that they must subscribe to your website to view the full content. What I particularly like, is that users don’t have to leave your website to register.

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Childhood Vaccinations: What you need to know to make a well-informed decision.

Childhood Vaccinations: What you need to know to make a well-informed decision.

Are we really being told everything we need to know to make an informed decision about our children’s vaccinations? The information we receive comes from organisations like public health authorities, vaccine manufacturers and the media, which are all almost exclusively pro-vaccination. What if the risks associated with vaccines are intentionally downplayed, in order to ensure that people continue to vaccinate their children? After all, unless a very high percentage of the population are immunised, the herd immunity theory falls down.

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Henna for Hair – the healthy hair-colouring solution

Henna for Hair – the healthy hair-colouring solution

What is Henna for hair?
Pure henna is a green powder that originates from the leaves of the henna plant. The active ingredient responsible for the characteristic red-orange colour, is Lawsone. If you want to dye your hair a different colour, you must mix henna with other ingredients.

A Word of Warning
If you see products marketed as henna, which dye your hair colours other than red-orange, then they are not pure henna. Rather, they contain additional ingredients to achieve the desired colours. Many of these additives are nasty chemicals that are far from good for your hair. Or, more importantly, for you.

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Healthy Gluten Free Recipes

Healthy Gluten Free Recipes

On my Recipes Page, you’ll find a collection of healthy, gluten-free recipes. I’ve included a section on lunchbox ideas, as lunches can be a challenge when catering for kids with food allergies and intolerances. There are dairy-free and allergy-friendly options thrown in for good measure.

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